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National Security Analysis FSCT 8482

Forensic Investigation Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course will explore crime and intelligence analysis that relates specifically to ideologically motivated national security issues. Using various Canadian case studies, you will examine analytical methodologies used during investigations relating to terrorism, criminal extremism, foreign influence, and insider threats. You will then conduct applied research and apply structured analytical techniques to prepare reports on individuals, groups, and networks who pose a threat to national security. The course provides an overview of the Canadian intelligence national security community. The purpose of this course is to give an overview of the subject matter, after which you apply your analytical skill set to a real-world topic.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$821.48

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of FSCT 8482 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 59734

Duration

Wed Apr 10 - Wed Jul 03 (13 weeks)

  • 13 weeks
  • CRN 59734
  • Domestic fees $821.48
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jul 03 Wed 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Bob Young

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$821.48

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  5. Co-instructor is Cyril Sweetville. There are no required textbooks for this offering. Students who have been accepted into a Forensics program where this course is a part of the matrix may register without any further approvals. Students who are not currently accepted in a Forensics program or, if this course is NOT part of your program matrix, please contact the Program Assistants for departmental approval at BCIT_Forensics@bcit.ca. For information on Forensic programs and courses, please visit: www.bcit.ca/cas/forensics.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Evaluate open source intelligence relating to national security issues.
  • Assess which analytical methodologies should be used in investigations and intelligence assessments relating to terrorism, criminal extremism, foreign influence, and insider threats.
  • Identify trends relating to Canadian national security interests.
  • Assess a mitigation strategy that can be applied domestically and internationally.
  • Develop and present a threat assessment on a national security topic.

Effective as of Winter 2024

Related Programs

National Security Analysis (FSCT 8482) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Advanced Certificate Part-time
  2. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time

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